Monthly Archives: October 2012

Celebrating Real Food Nourishing Newarkers on Food Day 2012

This Wednesday is Food Day, a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Around the country individuals, groups, organizations, and cities are pushing for a united food movement. Here are the five priorities: Promote safer, healthier diets Support … Continue reading

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Getting fresh, local produce will be a SNAP:Newark’s Farmers’ Markets Gets Lessons from City Green in Passaic

In September, Newark’s farmers’ market operators visited a farmstand in Passaic run by  City Green, an organization dedicated to facilitating the establishment of urban farms and gardens in northern New Jersey’s cities to enrich the lives of inner city residents, … Continue reading

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2012 recap Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks

There was a successful turnout at the Washington Park Farmers Market yesterday.  The Sustainability Office of Newark would like to thank all the seniors for shopping at Matarrazo Farms with their Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks.  Since August, the Food … Continue reading

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Newark + Community= Solutions for Adopt-A-Lot Community Gardens

This year’s gardening season is coming to a close and we wanted to thank a new partner for their support in our community greening efforts this year.  The City of Newark’s Adopt-A-Lot program has been  has been in existence for over … Continue reading

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Newark’s ?uestion Mart: Answers and Local Food for Local People

Passers by are doing double takes as they spot the striking facade of 392 Broad Street near Aspira Association  and just steps from the Broad Street station. Even though they just opened their doors just about a month ago,    ?uestion … Continue reading

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